Store owner shoots thief dead as he tries to steal beer Published: September 29, 2013

A Corpus Christi, Texas, store owner was arrested Saturday night for shooting dead a man trying to steal beer, according to The Daily Mail.

The site reports Rodney Duve, 52, was charged with murder after shooting a 39-year-old thief in the head as he attempted to steal beer just after 8pm Saturday night.

The robbery suspect, who Corpus Christi Police declined to identify when contacted by MailOnline, has not yet been identified. He was trying to leave the store without paying for a 12-pack of beer, The Daily Mail reports.

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